You don’t need to go out and buy new cameras and monitoring equipment to get a simple video monitoring setup going from your home computer. By downloading some free software, you can use your computer’s web camera to “stream” video to a private website online that you can then visit from another computer anywhere you want in order to keep an eye on your home while you’re away.
Things You’ll Need : Webcam monitoring software, Webcam
- Download a program that can help you stream video of your webcam. Examples include Webcam Monitor and Watcher (see “Resources”). Click on the link below, and then click on “Download Now” when the new page loads.
- Install the file you download by opening it. This will usually include choosing a directory and agreeing to a license agreement.